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edX: China (Part 2): The Creation and End of Centralized Empire

 with  William C. Kirby and Peter K. Bol

China (Part 2): The Creation and End of Centralized Empire is the second of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with videos, readings, interactive engagements, assessments, and discussion forums. There are a total of 52 modules in ChinaX.

Parts 1-5 make up China: Civilization and Empire, taught by Professor Peter K. Bol. Parts 6-10 make up China and the Modern World, taught by Professor William C. Kirby

For more information about ChinaX, please visit the ChinaX page.


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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Self Paced
Institution Harvard University
Provider edX
Language English
Calendar 57 weeks long
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3 years ago
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Mamartin completed this course, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Excellent. Gives a greatly enhanced understanding of modern China. Chinese history tends to give weight to social and cultural developments and this is shown clearly.
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2 years ago
Lori Martin completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Very informative course. The entire ChinaX series was awesome and I'm looking forward to taking the ChinaX 2.0 when it's offered.
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